Redressing Gendered Health Inequalities of Displaced Women and Girls

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Reflections on fieldwork conducted in Manaus, Boa Vista and Pacaraima, Brazil, in the context of the project Redressing Gendered Health Inequalities of Displaced Women and Girls in Contexts of Protracted Crisis in Central and South America (ReGHID). May 2022
Reflections on fieldwork conducted in Manaus, Boa Vista and Pacaraima, Brazil, in the context of the project Redressing Gendered Health Inequalities of Displaced Women and Girls in Contexts of Protracted Crisis in Central and South America (ReGHID). May 2022

Doing research on displacement: reflections on research and researchers’ positionality By Pia Riggirozzi (Professor of Global Politics in the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Southampton. Principal Investigator of ReGHID) I have worked on issues of inclusive development and governance for development for two decades. Most of my fieldwork has been in contexts […]

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ReGHID Project Meeting – Bogotá, Colombia – March 2022

Meeting Summary   Given the lifting of many COVID-related restrictions on international travel, the ReGHID project held its first “in-person” project meeting from 01 – 03 March 2022 in Bogota, Colombia. All Co-Investigators and Members of the Advisory Board had been invited and the gathering was hosted by the team at the University of the […]

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COVID-19 lockdown experience
COVID-19 lockdown experience

ReGHID officially started in February 2020, and had its initial activities directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This has represented a shift in some of the fieldwork activities and methodologies and has provided the team with the opportunity to build a theoretical and policy working papers with more time and involvement of international partners. Preliminary […]

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How does ReGHID link to the Sustainable Development Goals?
How does ReGHID link to the Sustainable Development Goals?

ReGHID supports the commitment of the Sustainable Development Goals to ‘leave no one behind’. While the UN SDG principle of ‘leave no-one behind’ is inclusive of migrants and refugees, the realisation of universal health care for women and girls migrants requires better understanding the conditions surrounding migration and forced displacement that often fuel health inequities […]

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Impact and Policy engagement for durable solutions
Impact and Policy engagement for durable solutions

Our research will strengthen displaced women and adolescent girls’ agency and autonomy, capacity to exercise their SRH rights and contribute to more responsive and rights-based health systems services for displaced women and girls in Central and South America.  Pathways to impact have been co-designed with NGOs, UN agencies and regional organisations, together with local experts […]

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Human rights-based approach to sexual and reproductive health in displacement
Human rights-based approach to sexual and reproductive health in displacement

The core of ReGHID’s work is founded on a rights-based approach to public health, as a way to assert the indivisibility of human rights, understand levels of responsibility and accountability of state and non-state actors, and, most importantly, assess health policies in what they relate to the protection of displaced women and adolescents in Brazil, […]

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Giving voice to displaced women and girls through participatory research
Giving voice to displaced women and girls through participatory research

ReGHID is a research project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council of the United Kingdom (ESRC-UK), involving research institutions in the UK, Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador and Honduras, which aims to better understand the lived experience of displaced women (aged 25-49) and adolescent girls (15-24) that migrate from Venezuela to Brazil and Colombia, […]

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Migration, refuge and women’s sexual and reproductive health in Central, South and USA: an integrative review
Migration, refuge and women’s sexual and reproductive health in Central, South and USA: an integrative review

(JVB Sobreira, EG Sousa, LSF Lima, CAF de Carvalho, P Riggirozzi, …) in Research, Society and Development 10 (16) This review aimed to explore evidence on the needs, risks and access to sexual and reproductive health services among migrant or refugee women in Central, South and United States (USA). Integrative review study, whose guiding question […]

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Protecting Migrants or Reversing Migration? COVID-19 and the risks of a protracted crisis in Latin America
Protecting Migrants or Reversing Migration? COVID-19 and the risks of a protracted crisis in Latin America

(Pia Riggirozzi, Natalia Cintra and Jean Grugel) in Lancet Migration. Central and South American countries have experienced an unprecedented flow of refugees and migrants with an estimated 5 million Venezuelan refugees and migrants and half a million from El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras fleeing to neighbouring countries since 2015. Forced migration in these countries is associated […]

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